HC Deb 13 April 1999 vol 329 c170W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment when he plans to issue his consultation paper on the future of the Youth Service; and if he will make a statement. [80264]

Mr. Mudie

We are currently reconsidering the nature and timing of our planned consultation on the future of the youth service in the light of our developing policies on support services for young people more generally. An announcement will be made in due course.